Jan. 12, 2008
LEXINGTON, Ky. – Fatmata Fofanah won the 60-meter hurdles to lead the Georgia Tech track and field teams on the second day of the Kentucky Invitational at the Nutter Fieldhouse.
Fofanah ran an NCAA automatic qualifying and personal-best time of 8.04 seconds in the 60-meter hurdles to earn the victory in the event. Earlier in the day, Fofanah had the top qualifying time in the preliminary round, crossing the line in 8.14.
Freshman Jenae Anderson finished the 200-meter in ninth place with a time of 25.05.
In the men’s 60-meter hurdles, Dave Ford crossed the line in sixth place with a time of 8.23. Jordan finished eighth in a time of 8.25 for his second top-ten performance of the day.
Freshman Mark Mendrek-Laske placed ninth in the men’s mile run with a time 4:26.32 in his Georgia Tech debut.
Three Jackets finished in the top 10 of the men’s 3,000-meter run. E.C. Gibbs crossed the line in second place with a time of 8:29.48. Cristan Duvall finished sixth with a time of 8:47.73 and was followed by Billy Mateker, who had a time of 8:48.61.
The Jackets return to action next Friday, Jan. 18 at the Clemson Invitational.
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